Drachm of Athens with head of Athena
about 450 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 099.
Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 4.26 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Archaic head of Athena to right, wearing round earring and close-fitting helmet with crest and enrichment of three upright olive leaves.
Reverse: Owl standing to right, head facing.
Olive spray in field at left, all in rectangular incuse.
Inscription at right.
By 1962: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York 28, N.Y.; February 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley for $ 50.-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour